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Radar Archaeology

OPB | Feb. 1, 1999 7:30 p.m.

Among the earliest settlements of Europeans in Oregon, the town of Champoeg thrived in the 1840s and 1850s. Archeologists are finding traces of the city, which was washed away by a flood, and using a radar device to locate city streets underneath a field of rye grass.

First Broadcast: 1999
Producer: Jim Newman

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